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The Day I Managed To Render Bill Clinton Speechless

One thing is certain about Bill Clinton, the 42 nd president of the United States. That boy could talk up a storm.

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The Queen Bee Half Marathon takes place Saturday, October 13, and will require some roads downtown and outside the city to close temporarily. 

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The Ohio EPA will hold an information session Thursday to talk about  a proposed Rumpke landfill expansion. At the Colerain Township Senior and Community Center the public will be able to get details about the additional 240 acres Rumpke is asking to use for waste disposal.

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For the first time, a Chinese Ministry of State Security (MSS) operative has been extradited to the United States, according to the Justice Department. Yanjun Xu is jailed in Butler County on charges he conspired and attempted to commit economic espionage and theft of trade secrets.

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Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley is expected to veto an ordinance council approved Wednesday making about $5.4 million in changes to the current budget.  

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County Commissioner Todd Portune says the plan is still to have a music venue open at The Banks by the end of 2019. He admits that it won't be easy, but says the county is still pushing.

Ohio’s new medical marijuana program was set to be fully operational in September, but it was delayed by hiccups with the implementation process.

One of the state's first-to-open, and largest, cultivation facilities is located in Yellow Springs. The Cresco Labs facility Monday celebrated its grand opening.

After a ribbon-cutting ceremony, WYSO’s April Laissle went along for a tour. 

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Editor's note: Cincinnati movie expert Margaret McGurk screened Robert Redford's The Old Man & The Gun for me last month while I was recovering from knee replacement surgery. McGurk, the former Enquirer movie critic, has also reported on films for WCPO-TV, WXIX-TV and WKRQ-FM.

Here's her report on how Southwestern Ohio and Northern Kentucky look as locations in the film from Dallas to St. Louis:

Kentucky Unlikely To Meet New Climate Change Goal

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Kentucky has just 12 years to drastically reduce its reliance on fossil fuels to do its part to save the planet from the worst impacts of climate change, according to a new report from the United Nations’ scientific panel on climate change.

The Hamilton County elections official who marked out the spending lines on campaign checks from Democratic congressional candidate Aftab Pureval will be docked two weeks vacation time as her punishment.

A new poll has gubernatorial hopefuls Republican Mike DeWine and Democrat Rich Cordray running neck-and-neck with just a month before the election. And analysts are saying they’re seeing numbers that go against the theory of a so-called “Blue Wave.” 

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Mauritania, Medical Marijuana, Metro And More: A Look At This Week's Top Stories

A father of five sits in federal custody, facing deportation to the African nation of Mauritania. His family says slavery awaits him , and even the risk of death in his home country. Amadou Sow is one 70,000 Afro-Mauritanians exiled from their country after a war that started in 1989. And now he is one of seven Mauritanians in federal custody in Morrow County, Ohio.

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